"There's this invention that takes carbon out of the air and sequesters it and can do it on a massive scale. It's friendly to people -- anybody can use it. It was invented 300 million years ago, and it's called a tree." - Lee Frelich on Minnesota Public Radio
Education & Community
The Riveter is a national community dedicated to making equity of opportunity for women a reality. We are done waiting. Throughout 2020, we are partnering with amazing womxn leaders who share our dedication to changing the game, and making this election ours. We decide.
Join us for our We are Watching Debate Viewing Parties! Bring friends or come solo to mingle, enjoy delicious treats, clever games (like We are Watching bingo!), and dive into the debates among womxn and allies.
Come participate in the 13th annual Minneapolis Bike Tour. Starting and ending on Boom Island in Northeast Mpls., choose from numerous beautiful park and trail routes for you and your family to enjoy. All courses will be closed to motorized traffic and include stops providing refreshments and bike mechanics. Proceeds go towards bike safety, education and trail maintenance. Stay after to explore exhibitor booths, food and drink from local vendors and live music.
Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome.
Celebrate the annual great migration of the monarchs from Minnesota to Mexico at Lake Nokomis this fall. Break out your best orange and black to walk in the costume parade or learn more about these incredible butterflies by tagging and releasing your own. You can explore the butterfly naturescape by the lake and even find out how you can help to protect the species in the future.
Experience a Taste of Greece at the Minneapolis Greek Festival at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church. Try authentic Greek food, from gyros to baklava, while participating in the various cultural experiences available. It will be a weekend full of bookstores, boutiques and dancing finished off with a 5K run for Chloe’s Fight Rare Disease Foundation.
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.
Outdoor worship at 10:30. Free food and fun from 11:30-2:30! Lunch of pulled-pork sandwiches, carnival games, BINGO, prizes, face painting, vendors, bounce houses, activities, chili cook-off, fun for all ages, and it’s all FREE!
We live in a high stakes climate - in the wake of #metoo, discrimination in the workplace, data misuse, and a number of other issues, the public and press are becoming increasingly reluctant of brands (and the executives who lead them) that don't address the societal issues concerning consumers. No doubt it's risky business to put a stake in the ground on hot button issues. Nonetheless, in today's market, having an authentic POV is an important move for your company and your legacy as a leader.